Director/Director Assist

Washington, AL 20016
United States

Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Director/Director Assist

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

· Directs live and taped news television broadcasts utilizing the ROSS Overdrive automated production control system & Dalet Newsroom Production System

· Builds master rundown patterns for all broadcasts, PSA’s, Commercials, etc.

· Works in conjunction with editorial and production personnel to create and execute news casts utilizing an automated production control system

· Shape overall creative appearance of the broadcast using imaginative video, audio and graphics effects

· Gives direction and timing to talent and other technicians on broadcasts

· Perform director and director assist duties as required

· Other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements
• Minimum 3 years of experience of live news television directing and/or technical directing
• Minimum 3 years working with and knowledge of television production equipment
• Minimum 3 years of experience with computer applications working and monitoring multiple screens and software applications simultaneously in a broadcast environment
• Minimum 3 years of experience with newsroom computer systems
• Strong technical skills and understanding of technical directing, audio mixing, robotics operation, commercial integration, live/remote segment cut-ins, breaking news cut-ins, video file playback and graphics insertion

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered ( job#:)
• Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Ability to work early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays

• Minimum 1 year experience with Automated Production Control systems ( Ross Overdrive preferred)
• Minimum 3 years’ experience directing and/or Automation system operation
• Associates or BA degree in Telecommunications or related field
• Positive work ethic, attitude, high degree of integrity and professionalism
• Up to date on and interested in current news events
• Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Ability to work well and communicate effectively with others
• Ability to perform under pressure in breaking news and deadline driven situations
• Familiarity with Ross Cambotics, Dalet, XPression , CalRec Audio console, desirable
Bi-lingual English and Spanish

Morgan Hoisington

Washington DC 20016
United States

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